Date Profile Received: 11/2021
Region: Martuni Region, Tchartar
Family History: Varuzhan has 5 children. Varuzhan’s wife has health issues, so Varuzhan is the main caregiver which hinders his work outside. Before the war he was engaged in cattle breeding. He had two cows, which helped cover the daily needs of the family․
Economic Pursuits There is a barn next to the house, where they intend to keep the animals, and there is a district shepherd who takes the cows to pasture.
Family Motivation The family members support Varuzhan’s ideas. He is convinced that he support his family with this cattle breeding business.
Business Demand The conditions of the region are favorable for cattle breeding, and Varuzhan has experience in this business, so chances of his success are great. Varuzhan thinks he can not only sell the food to the people in the district but use it for his family as well.
Sources of Current Family Income The applicant does not work as the looks after the children as his wife has health issues. The only income of the family is the allowance given to the children from the government which is 45000 AMD. / $ 96.
Previous Initiatives Before the war Varuzhan had cows, but he lost them during the war and now is not able to purchase cattle on his own.
Summary Being the father of 5 minor children, not having the opportunity to take up other work, the applicant is very willing to do cattle breeding, thus having both food for the family and income to meet the other needs of the family.
Necessary Purchases a. 2 Cows – 600,000 AMD b. 130 kg Fodder, grass- 130,000 AMD Total needed= 730,000 AMD / $ 1553
The family has received the cows. fodder, feed, and everything needed to begin their cow breeding business.